Lecturer (LTS) in Medieval History
To contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by
contributing to teaching, assessment and administration processes associated
with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and to undertake scholarship to
enhance learning and teaching in the School of Humanities.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
1. Deliver a range of teaching, supervision and assessment activities across
undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the Subject/School.
2. Carry out course administration within required timescales ensuring
effective communication of information, in particular assessment requirements
and criteria and timely and constructive feedback on assessment.
3. Contribute to the on-going development and design of the curriculum in a
manner that supports a research-led and scholarly approach to student learning
and assessment in the discipline and/or profession.
4. Make effective use of learning technologies to support and enhance course
delivery, course organisation, feedback and assessment. This may involve
blended and/or online provision.
5. Ensure an inclusive and evidence-based approach to facilitating learning
in a range of face to face and potentially online delivery formats such as
tutorials, lectures, problem based learning, that promotes student
participation and learning outcome attainment.
6. Engage in scholarship by undertaking methodologically rigorous,
educationally relevant, enquiries into student learning and disseminate
evidence to enhance your own, and potentially others', teaching practices.
Attend and participate in appropriate seminars and conferences to support
research-led teaching, scholarship and/or professional practice in your
7. Develop effective working relationships with students and, in partnership
with relevant student services teams, respond appropriately to the diverse
range of learning approaches and learner needs.
8. Develop relationships with external stakeholders in support of knowledge
exchange, public understanding and appropriate forms of outreach such as
9. Participate in local, and potentially overseas, activities associated with
student recruitment (e.g. open days), orientation and induction and other
School and University initiatives such as support for student transitions,
employability and student mobility as appropriate.
10. Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate.
11. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of School.
12. To contribute to the enhancement of the University's international
profile in line with the University's Strategic Plan, World Changers Together.
A1 Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent
in a related discipline and/or teaching experience.
Knowledge & Skills
C1 Sufficient breadth and/or depth of knowledge in the specialist
subject/discipline and of teaching methods and techniques to work within the
C2 Ability to communicate material of a specialist or highly technical nature
and to be effective both orally and in writing at a level appropriate to the
C3 Thorough knowledge and ability to apply policy, practice and procedures
including broader University/sector/external (e.g. commercial) awareness.
C4 Up-to-date knowledge and specialist understanding in the field with an
ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students to inspire learning
and to provide pastoral care to students within the subject area.
E1 Experience of planning and progressing work activities within professional
guidelines or organisational policy, applying initiative and independent
E2 Demonstrated commitment to open research, as appropriate to the discipline,
through open data, open code, open educational resources and practices that
E3 Proven commitment to supporting the career development of colleagues and to
other forms of collegiality appropriate to the career stage.
Terms and Conditions
The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £36,382 -
£40,927 per annum.
This post is part time (17.5 hrs per week) and fixed term for 5 years.
The successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University's
Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide you as an early
career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified
timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.
Information on the programme can be found on our website at:
https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/all/pay/ecdp/
New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period
of 6 months.
The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities'
Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available
from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions
relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.
Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.
It is the University of Glasgow's mission to foster an inclusive climate,
which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching
We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and
flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the
organisation in promoting gender equality.
We aim to reflect and celebrate in our workforce the diversity and global
reach of our wider community. We also strongly endorse the principles of
Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with
commitment from all levels of the organisation to promoting inclusion,
diversity and gender equity. Applications are particularly welcome from
women, ethnic minorities and other under-represented groups. In line with the
commitments in the University of Glasgow's Gaelic Language Plan, we also
welcome and value skills in Gaelic language for anyone working within areas
where key Gaelic services are delivered, in particular within the School of
Humanities / Sgoil nan Daonnachdan and the College of Arts.
The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.
Vacancy Reference:093308 Closing Date: 31August 2022
Vacancy Ref : 093308 Close Date : 31-Aug-2022 23:45